Vaginal Mesh Injury Lawsuit Filed Against Ethicon

A vaginal mesh lawsuit was filed against Ethicon by a Minnesota woman who allegedly was injured by the Gynecare TVT vaginal mesh sling. Plaintiff Mary A. Schultz claims she developed serious and debilitating injuries that required corrective surgery. Schultz had the sling... Read More »

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Understanding Zithromax Side Effects, Complications

Through the decades, patients have been concerned about the side effects induced by medications. Popular medications like Zithromax have been at the center of this controversy especially with the number of injuries allegedly reported. Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies... Read More »

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African Fluoroquinolone Study Finds Liver Damage Risk

The University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria produced a research article addressing current concerns with fluoroquinolone antibiotic liver failure. Fluoroquinolones, or quinolones, are a family of synthetic antibiotics. While all earlier antibiotics were either produced by bacteria or fungi or derived from such... Read More »

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Ford Tailgate Lawsuit Alleges Defective Design

A Ford tailgate class action lawsuit alleges that Ford has produced a variety of vehicles with defective tailgates. The lawsuit alleges that the defect causes damage to accumulate slowly, sometimes not manifesting until after the warranty period. Ford tailgate concerns cross several... Read More »

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Risperdal Bellwether Trials Rescheduled

Three bellwether trials in the lawsuits against Risperdal manufacturers Johnson & Johnson and Janssen Pharmaceuticals have been rescheduled. The first bellwether Risperdal male breast growth case, originally scheduled for trial on Sept. 29, has been reset to Nov. 3. The second case... Read More »

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Airline Contractor Text Spam Class Action Lawsuit Is Appealed

An airline consumer asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to revive her proposed airline TCPA text spam class action lawsuit on Oct. 20, claiming that the lower court’s ruling to dismiss the text spam lawsuit was based on its incorrect conclusion... Read More »

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Chase Bank Agrees to $12M Unpaid Overtime Settlement

JP Morgan Chase Bank agreed to a $12 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging its bank tellers were not paid for overtime they worked. The unpaid overtime class action lawsuit, originally filed in California federal court in 2011, accuses Chase... Read More »

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Mirena Statute of Limitations Court Ruling Favors Plaintiffs

Mirena is an intrauterine device (IUD), which is widely recognized as one of the most reliable forms of birth control. Bayer introduced Mirena in 2000, aggressively promoting the IUD as a hassle-free form of birth control. However, a growing number of women... Read More »

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Metal Hip Replacement Failure Leads to Lawsuit

A metal hip replacement lawsuit was filed that claims Howmedica Osteonics Corporation (Howmedica) and Stryker Corporation (Stryker) produced a faulty product that caused a recipient to suffer extreme pain. Plaintiff Christine Geiselhart underwent right total hip arthroplasty in 2010. The plaintiff had... Read More »

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FDA Study: Xolair May Increase Risk of Heart Side Effects

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a series of statements about the risk of life-threatening Xolair side effects possibly linked to the asthma drug. Xolair is a breathing medication designed to help quell severe, hard-to-treat asthma, approved for people... Read More »

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Cymbalta Withdrawal Syndrome Downplayed by Eli Lilly, Lawsuit Says

A new Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit has been filed by a Texas couple alleging the wife experienced severe and unwanted side effects after attempting to stop taking the Eli Lilly designed and manufactured antidepressant. Plaintiffs Patti and Charles Pokorny allege in the Cymbalta withdrawal lawsuit, filed October 17,... Read More »

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